preperception

preperception

(prē″pĕr-sĕp′shŭn) [″ + percepitio, to perceive]
The anticipation of a perception. This intensifies the response to the perception.
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These stale scripts can be understood in terms of the "preperception" that William James explained as the "reason that men have no eyes but for those aspects of things which they have already been taught to discern." According to the elder James brother, "the only things which we commonly see are those which we preperceive, and the only things which we preperceive are those which have been labeled for us, and the labels stamped into our mind.
Lefebvre ignored me and carried on, "When we shed our preperceptions of espace percu and our preconceptions of espace concu, we begin to find this rich and vibrant world of espace vecu.